Mixed Media

May 2009

Regina Spektor - “Blue Lips” (live) (video)

Regina Spektor’s new record Far drops on June 22nd in the US and she recently stopped by Later Live… with Jools Holland to perform “


Mastodon - “Oblivion” (live) (video)

Mastodon played “Oblivion” from Crack the Skye on Late Show With David Letterman back on May 15th. Adrien Begrand said of the song: “Mastodon’s


The Streets - A Grand Don’t Come for Free (2004) Video Collection (video)

Five years ago this week the Streets released A Grand Don’t Come for Free, the follow-up to the critically acclaimed Original Pirate Material (2002). Adrien


Dark Night of the Soul update (stream)

Dark Night of the Soul is a collaboration between Sparklehorse and Danger Mouse. Add to this already impressive pairing a dream team of assembled guests


New CDs This Week: Eminem, Tori Amos, Jarvis Cocker… (stream)

Eminem - Relapse To say the record industry is hoping for big things from Slim Shady is an understatement. The music biz is in freefall,


The Prodigy - “Warrior’s Dance” (tour dates / video)

The Prodigy have just released a video for the second single from their recent LP Invaders Must Die. Timothy Gabriele recently called “Warrior’s Dance” “


The Crystal Method - “Drown in the Now” (video)

The Crystal Method released a new album, Divided by Night, last week after quite a lag. Here’s the latest video from the release.


Dam-Funk - “Purple” (video)

The purple-hazed synth-funk of Jimmy Jam lives on and strong in this fourth volume from Los Angeles’ “Ambassador of Boogie Funk”, dãm-funk. The DJ/


Jarvis Cocker - “Angela” (video)

PopMatters’ C.L. Chafin on Further Complications: “Angela”, the first track released to the blogosphere (i.e., its “lead single”), is a prime example of


April 2009

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

// Sound Affects

"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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